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Virginia Eye Consultants Leads the Way With iStent Inject

Virginia Eye Consultants is once again amongst the first in the country to use new technological advancements.  Today, Dr. Constance Okeke performed surgery on patients using iStent Inject technology.  She was involved in the clinical trials of this new device. The iStent Inject is the smallest medical implant ever approved... Read More

Through the Eyes of Our Optometric Externs

Our optometric externs Austin, Emily and Cameron share what their learning experience has been like at Virginia Eye Consultants. On behalf of the optometric externs, we appreciated how the doctors at Virginia Eye Consultants have thrown us into the "deep end" and allowed us the autonomy that students at other... Read More

Think Blink! Eye Exercises to Prevent Dry Eyes

Did you know that the average American spends 10 hours per day looking at a screen? Unfortunately, the brightness of a computer, smartphone or tablet screen can result in reduced blink rates of 60-80%. Less blinking can lead to dry eye symptoms. If you have found yourself suffering from dry,... Read More

Old Friend, New Vision

Linda Buckley is no stranger to the life of wearing contacts and glasses. She has been near sighted since she was only 8 years old. Later in life, her vision began to decrease even more with the development of cataracts in both of her eyes. This began to affect her... Read More

Sabrina Slam-Dunked Her Way Into #LivingLasikLife

Sabrina is our 2018 LASIK Madness winner and we can’t wait to see where LASIK takes her. From the young age of 14, Sabrina realized that she was having difficulty viewing the board at school from her seat in class. From that point forward, she had to wear contacts in... Read More

Keeping an Eye on Corneal Ulcers

Every month we feature a guest blog post from a member of Virginia Eye Consultants' OD team.  This month, Dr. Jessica Schiffbauer shares her tips for keeping your eyes healthy during the summer. Around this time of year, we see an increased amount of corneal ulcers. Corneal ulcers are due to... Read More

Remembering Those Who Served

Kyle Cottrell, is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant in Diagnostic Testing at Virginia Eye Consultants.  This is one of her favorite photos of her brother LTC James J. Walton, US Army.  Jim and three of his soldiers (SGT Andrew Seabrooks; SPC Nelson D. Rodriguez, and SPC Anthony L. Mangano) were killed... Read More

Catching Up with Last Season’s Strike Out Contest LASIK Winners

At Virginia Eye Consultants, we’re dedicated to improving vision and we know that LASIK can be life changing. We are excited to once again partner with the Norfolk Tides to sponsor the 2018 Strike Out Contest, where we give four fans the opportunity to compete to win FREE LASIK. To... Read More

Is it Allergies or Dry Eye?

Spring is a delightful time in the Virginia Beach area, full of sunshine, warmth, and local strawberries. Unfortunately, the blooms and blossoms of spring can trigger allergies that cause eye irritation, and the seasonal changes can also provoke a flare-up of dry eye symptoms. If you find yourself with itchy,... Read More

We’ve Teamed Up to Play Ball

In the past, Virginia Eye Consultants had sponsored a co-ed softball team that included doctors, colleagues and friends within the company. Although there wasn’t a team last year, a decision was made to put the ball caps back on and team... Read More

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